Rebel Bingo and PingTron to make their Edinburgh Fringe debut

This article is from 2016

Image of PingTron with a black background and neon silhouettes of people playing ping pong

Russian Standard Vodka's House of Davai brings interactive gameshows to the festival

There are very few gaps in the market when it comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe but Russian Standard Vodka may just have found one. They're returning to the Fringe for their second year with the House of Davai, a season of immersive gameshows.

Throughout August at the Spiegeltent Palais du Variete, House of Davai presents Rebel Bingo, described as 'bingo that has been inflated to gargantuan proportions by a cast of dancers, DJs, glitter cannons and giant cuddly pandas.' Which sounds like it'll be right at home at the Fringe.

Meanwhile, over at Gilded Balloon Teviot, PingTron is the show on offer. Armed only with a paddle, contestants must play a variant of table tennis in the dark, illuminated only by the glow of ultraviolet lights. Russian Standard Vodka is on offer to all contestants so it's fairly safe to assume it's not to be taken too seriously (as the late show times further suggest).

The House of Davai is at the Spiegeltent Palais du Variete and Gilded Balloon Teviot, from Thu 4–Sun 28 Aug. Look out for more announcements at @RSVUK and

Russian Standard House of Davai presents PingTron

Russian Standard Vodka Responding to phenomenal demand, Russian Standard are bringing PingTron, a unique and exceptional take on ping pong, to Edinburgh for the very first time. Armed with little more than a paddle, visitors will be able to battle it out until they can go no more in this speedy, exciting game – playing in…